International Consumer Organizations

  1. Consumers International (CI)

    An independent, non-profit organization that supports, links and represents consumer groups and agencies worldwide. CI has a membership of over 250 organizations in 115 countries, including Mexico, Canada and the United States. It is the most active NGO within the OECD among other multilateral organizations to ensure a high level of consumer protection on the Internet. It also carries out research on a number of e-commerce issues, including online privacy and data protection.

    Office for Latin America and the Caribbean


    Publications of Consumers International

    E-Commerce Document List


  2. Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD)

    A forum of 45 European and 20 US consumer organizations that develop and agree joint consumer policy recommendations to their respective governments to promote and strengthen the consumer interest and policy making between Europe and the US. The website contains a list of useful documents and information, most of which are related to consumer protection in e-commerce.

    TACD, “Resolution on Protecting Consumers from Fraud and Serious Deception Across Borders” (November 2002)


Civil Society Organizations in Latin-America


Alfa-Redi

A non-government organization founded in 1999 mainly composed by academic members and technical experts in the field of ITC from different countries in Latin-America including Mexico. Alfa-Redi has a monthly publication entitled “Revista de Derecho Informatico” that offers a general review of the latest legal developments in the areas of e-commerce, privacy and data protection, spam and cybercrime across Latin-America.